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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Shanghai (SHA)

Distance from Seattle to Shanghai (Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 5736 miles / 9231 kilometers / 4984 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5735.771 miles
  • 9230.828 kilometers
  • 4984.248 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 5723.052 miles
  • 9210.359 kilometers
  • 4973.196 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) is 11 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Shanghai is 15 hours. Shanghai is 15 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

B Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: SHA
ICAO Code: ZSSS
Coordinates: 31°11′52″N, 121°20′9″E

Map

Seattle to Shanghai flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → Shanghai (SHA).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5736

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